Category Archive for: ‘Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery’

New Doubts About Popular Joint Surgery

By THOMAS M. BURTONThe Wall Street JournalOct. 14, 2008 People with painfully damaged knees and hips have increasingly turned to “minimally invasive” joint-replacement surgery. But these relatively new procedures, though they promise shorter recuperation times, are raising concerns about potential complications. Many surgeons in recent years have performed joint replacements with ever smaller incisions. In minimally invasive surgery, the incision …

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